My son Nick attended a nursery and pre-prep school in Bath called The Paragon and most children in his class went on to win a scholarship at an independent school. Read more
Reduce Your Online College Degree Fees by Life Experience Earned Credits
A Life Experience degree program allows you to get college degree credits from your actual work and life experiences. With this program you can save a considerable amount in your Read more
Vonage to pay $100 million to settle FTC allegations of thwarting cancellations, ‘junk fees’
Internet-based telecom provider Vonage agreed to pay $100 to the Federal Trade Commission to settle charges that it made it unduly difficult for consumers and businesses to cancel their subscriptions Read more
‘The bank has paid itself $18,000 in monthly fees’: After six months, my late father’s trust has not been distributed. What can I do?
My father’s father set up a trust at a major bank with my father and the bank’s trust department as co-trustees. My father died at the end of last year; Read more
Biden administration announces effort to target ‘junk fees’ at banks
The Biden administration on Wednesday rolled out new measures aimed at what it described as two practices involving “junk fees” at banks KBE, +0.97%. The White House said in a Read more
A bill in Congress wants to lower merchant ‘swipe’ fees, but will it kill your credit card rewards?
Credit card rewards are so common these days — so expected, even — that they can seem untouchable. But that could change. Legislation that’s winding its way through Congress is Read more
Elizabeth Warren among senators looking to crack down on ‘junk fees’ from remittance providers
A group of senators that includes Elizabeth Warren is asking the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to take a tougher tack on companies that facilitate remittance payments, charging that the businesses Read more
Deals between banks and colleges are flouting the law, putting students at risk of paying high fees, consumer watchdog finds
Partnerships between colleges and financial firms are pushing students towards financial products that aren’t in their best interest — even though it’s against the law. That’s one takeaway from a Read more
Landlords are charging tenants ‘pet rent’ and $600 fees. Some pet owners, already under pressure from rising rents, are not happy.
With rental prices rising nationwide, there has never been a better time to examine how high housing costs impact everyday Americans. The Rental Trap is a new MarketWatch column profiling tenants’ Read more
Biden targets ‘surprise fees’ from airlines: ‘You should know the full cost of your ticket right when you’re comparison shopping’
President Joe Biden on Monday rolled out a proposed new rule that would require airlines and travel websites to provide better disclosures about certain fees, following his administration’s efforts to Read more